Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Tough Times for Republicans - Noe Convicted

The Wall Street Jrl reports here that Republican fundraiser Tom Noe has been convicted of state charges of "theft, money laundering, forgery, and tampering with evidence."  The case involved the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation.  Noe's involvement with  rare coins and the use of such a fund for investment has been controversial.  For background see here, here, and here.  The conviction was to 29 state counts and it included triggering a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years. (For details See ToledoBlade.com here)   

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